Job Openings

The Morgridge Institute for Research is a private, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving human health through interdisciplinary biomedical research, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Skala Lab

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Skala lab at the Morgridge Institute for Research. Dr. Skala’s lab develops new methods to understand and combat cancer using photonics-based technologies.

Assistant Research Specialist – Skala Lab

The Opportunity: Applications are invited for an Assistant Research Specialist role at the Morgridge Institute for Research and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The objective of this research is to

Administrative Assistant – Executive Suite

The Administrative Assistant acts as receptionist for the executive suite and provides administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial & Operating Officer. This position is responsible for greeting and directing all visitors, maintaining complex schedules while performing numerous tasks, managing files, assisting with internal and external communications and managing special projects. This position requires a high level of discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Student Science Writer

The NSF Partnership to Advance Throughput Computing (PATh) is looking for a student science writer to promote the impacts of the project on research and campuses across the country.

Research Technician, Aquaculture – Newmark/Issigonis Lab

The Opportunity The Newmark/Issigonis lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research is looking for a collaborative and self-driven Research Technician to handle several recirculation aquaculture systems for

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Metabolism, Biotechnology and Functional Genomics

The Opportunity In the Cantor lab, our guiding hypothesis is that existing model systems have masked critical insights into human cell-environment interactions. We test this through a variety of approaches

Metabolism Lead Investigator

The Morgridge Institute for Research, part of the dynamic research community at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, seeks an accomplished investigator to lead the Morgridge Metabolism Theme. This energetic and talented researcher will lead an innovative and collaborative research team addressing key questions in metabolism.

Postdoctoral Research Associates / Trainees in Cryo-EM Structural Biology – Ahlquist Lab

Postdoctoral research associate positions are available immediately in the Ahlquist Lab (Morgridge Institute and University of Wisconsin - Madison) to advance our recent use of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) to reveal the first structures of genome replication complexes of positive-strand RNA viruses, which include coronaviruses and many other important pathogens.


The Morgridge Institute for Research, part of the dynamic research community at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, seeks an accomplished researcher to join its team of investigators. We invite applications from creative and collaborative scientists making important contributions to fundamental issues in developmental/regenerative biology.

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Ahlquist Lab – Hepatitis B Virus Replication and Host Interactions

The Ahlquist laboratory (Morgridge Institute for Research and McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research) is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral research associates to join our studies of the molecular mechanisms of hepatitis B virus (HBV) replication and host interactions.